Analyzing The Supreme Court Case Against The Lawfulness Of Affirmative Action

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Affirmative action was designed by the federal government and seemed to be a strong tactic but there are many imperfections in this policy. For example, California vs Bakke is a famous court case based off of reverse discrimination. A white male by the name Allan Bakke was denied admission to The University of California medical school. Instead of picking Bakke the school accepted a less qualified black male because the school must accept at least 16 minorities out of 100 into the medical program. The university uses race as an aid to admit minorities and increase diversity instead of accepting well qualified individuals. In the end the Supreme Court supported the lawfulness of affirmative action, but restricted its practice. The court’s ruling

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